The Senate’s Health Care Bill

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska (Wikimedia commons photo)

The US Senate is taking a stab at replacing Obamacare. The newest healthcare reform bill reduces tax credits for buying health insurance and cuts Medicaid funding for the state. So how do these potential changes affect you and your ability to get treatment?

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HOST: Anne Hillman


  • Valerie Davidson – Commissioner, Department of Health and Social Services
  • Jennifer Tolbert – Policy Expert, Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Aviva Aron-Dine – Policy Expert, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Statewide callers 


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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Anne Hillman is the healthy communities editor at Alaska Public Media and a host of Hometown, Alaska. Reach her at Read more about Anne here.

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